The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Data Scientist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 233 268 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 19 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.010% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £370 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £513 £305
% change year-on-year
-29.75% +68.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - -
Data Scientist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7888 9239 8617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.79% 94.72% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 5565 4753
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 433 456
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Data Scientist in the job title.

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Scientist across the South East region.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Scientist
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesex - 9 £360 -
Berkshire +12 4 £575 -
Hampshire - 3 £365 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £600 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Data Scientist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Data Scientist in the job title.

1 23 (65.71%) Analytics
2 22 (62.86%) Machine Learning
3 21 (60.00%) Hadoop
4 20 (57.14%) Visualisation
5 19 (54.29%) R
6 16 (45.71%) Statistics
7 14 (40.00%) Python
7 14 (40.00%) SPSS
7 14 (40.00%) Big Data
8 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (28.57%) Apache Spark
9 10 (28.57%) Algorithms
10 9 (25.71%) Statistical Modelling
10 9 (25.71%) Mathematics
10 9 (25.71%) SQL
10 9 (25.71%) SAP
11 8 (22.86%) SAS
11 8 (22.86%) Project Management
11 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
11 8 (22.86%) Teradata
11 8 (22.86%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (22.86%) Regression Analysis
11 8 (22.86%) SAP HANA
12 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (20.00%) Degree
12 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (17.14%) PhD
13 6 (17.14%) Java
13 6 (17.14%) VBA

Data Scientist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 8 (22.86%) SAS
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Pig
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.86%) Apache
6 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) SPSS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 14 (40.00%) Big Data
3 8 (22.86%) SAP HANA
4 6 (17.14%) Apache Hive
4 6 (17.14%) Data Mining
4 6 (17.14%) MySQL
5 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.71%) GIS
6 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.86%) HBase
7 1 (2.86%) Mahout
7 1 (2.86%) QGIS
7 1 (2.86%) QlikView
7 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.86%) Spatial Data
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.86%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
1 2 (5.71%) Military
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) SciPy
2 4 (11.43%) NumPy
2 4 (11.43%) Pandas
2 4 (11.43%) scikit-learn
3 1 (2.86%) Cascading
3 1 (2.86%) Kafka
3 1 (2.86%) MLlib
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Visualisation
2 16 (45.71%) Statistics
3 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (28.57%) Algorithms
5 9 (25.71%) Mathematics
6 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (17.14%) Data Extraction
8 4 (11.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (11.43%) Smart Energy
9 3 (8.57%) User Experience
10 2 (5.71%) Economics
10 2 (5.71%) Neural Network
10 2 (5.71%) Physics
11 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
11 1 (2.86%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Analytics
2 22 (62.86%) Machine Learning
3 9 (25.71%) Statistical Modelling
4 8 (22.86%) Data Visualisation
4 8 (22.86%) Project Management
4 8 (22.86%) Regression Analysis
5 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (11.43%) Data Analytics
8 4 (11.43%) Linear Regression
8 4 (11.43%) Predictive Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (8.57%) Data Management
9 3 (8.57%) Resource Management
10 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.86%) CHAID
11 1 (2.86%) ETL
11 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) R
2 14 (40.00%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) VBA
5 4 (11.43%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) PhD
3 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) SAP
2 8 (22.86%) Teradata
3 2 (5.71%) Tableau
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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